Martha Friendly

Blog
Mar 8, 2018
Winter playground. Image: Benson Kua/Wikimedia Commons

No equality without universal child care

Martha Friendly
Susan Prentice
Morna Ballantyne
Without the publicly funded child care now commonplace in many countries, Canada lacks this essential pillar of support for women's equality.
Photos
Jul 21, 2015

How should a government really help young families?

Martha Friendly
After the UCCB advertising fiasco, we should have a real debate about what a modern government of Canada should do to really help young families can begin in earnest.
Blog
Jul 20, 2015
Image: Twitter/@PierrePoilievre

Pierre Poilievre, you're no Santa Claus.

Martha Friendly
Once the dust has settled on all the taxpayer-funded UCCB advertising maybe the real debate about what a modern government of Canada should do to really help young families can begin in earnest.
Blog
May 9, 2014
Image: Wikimedia Commons

Child care's rough ride

Martha Friendly
Child care in Ontario has been having a rough ride for years. The current election illustrates the precariousness of child care in the absence of a federal role and without solid provincial policy.

Pages

Subscribe to Martha Friendly